Peanut Butter Berry Bars

Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 25 Min
Servings 16
Difficulty Easy


  • No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup Adams® 100% Natural Crunchy Peanut Butter plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1/2 cup Smucker's® Low Sugar Reduced Sugar Strawberry Preserves


  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 375°F. Coat 8 x 8-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Add oil and egg. Mix with a fork to make fine crumbs. Reserve 1/2 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining crumbs into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until surface is dry. Mix 1/2 cup reserved crumbs and 1 tablespoon peanut butter with fork until evenly moistened.

  • Step 3

    SPREAD 1/2 cup peanut butter gently over partially baked crust, letting heat from bars soften peanut butter. Spread preserves over peanut butter. Sprinkle with peanut butter crumbs. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until center is set. Cool. Cut into bars.